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Should I remove Soda PDF 6 OCR Module?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,155
United States Rank #23,067
Reach 0.0278%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.27 days
450.38 days >
Average installed length: 236.64 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.2.3.16550 2.11%
6.2.2.15995 2.71%
6.2.1.15816 0.30%
6.1.8.15098 73.80%
6.1.4.14706 0.60%
6.1.1.14505 15.36%
6.0.5.13783 3.61%
6.0.4.13528 1.20%
6.0.1.13334 0.30%

Soda PDF 6 OCR Module

What is Soda PDF 6 OCR Module?  (from LULU Software)

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is the finishing touch that makes Soda PDF 7 the complete PDF solution. Use our OCR Module to unlock the text in a single document or increase your productivity and use the Batch Recognition feature to simultaneously recognize multiple files. Soda PDF's OCR module is powered by an ...  Read more

Overview

Soda PDF 6 OCR Module is a program developed by LULU Software. The most used version is 6.1.8.15098, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is creator-ws.exe. The software installer includes 77 files and is usually about 865.38 KB (886,148 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 72% of users of Soda PDF 6 OCR Module come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sodapdf.com/pdf-ocr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B1B00E7A-9524-4B12-AB4A-CA92E638A420}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 865.38 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Soda PDF 6 OCR Module

Program executable:creator-ws.exe
Name:Soda PDF 6
Path:C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\creator-ws.exe
MD5:213491a1f522b6fb10074cb8cad4644e
Additional files:
  • atom.dll - Soda® PDF 6
  • ax-pdf-viewer.dll
  • bl.dll
  • bl-commands.dll
  • bl-commands-manager.dll
  • bl-controllers.dll
  • bl-creator-module.dll
  • bl-edit.dll
  • bl-edit-module.dll
  • bl-forms-module.dll
  • bl-insert-module.dll
  • bl-javascript.dll
  • bl-models.dll
  • bl-ocr-module.dll
  • bl-review-module.dll
  • bl-scan.dll
  • bl-secure-module.dll
  • bl-service-provider.dll
  • bl-sign.dll
  • bl-task-executer.dll
  • bl-task-factory.dll
  • bl-views.dll
  • brand.dll
  • crash-handler.dll
  • crash-handler-app.exe
  • crash-handler-ws.exe
  • creator-app.exe
  • creator-context-menu.dll
  • creator-excel-plugin.dll
  • creator-ie-helper.dll
  • creator-ie-plugin.dll
  • creator-outlook-plugin.dll
  • creator-powerpoint-plugin.dll
  • creator-publisher-plugin.dll
  • creator-so.dll
  • creator-word-plugin.dll
  • ebook2pdf.dll
  • encoding-conversion.dll
  • Graphics.dll
  • graphics-service.dll
  • ie-pdf-previewer.dll
  • installer-so.dll
  • localization-service.dll
  • notification-service.dll
  • np-previewer.dll
  • creator-proxy-dll.dll - Soda PDF 6 (LULU Software Creator Service Proxy Module)
  • ns-activation.dll
  • pdf2excel.dll
  • pdf2html.dll
  • pdf2image.dll
  • pdf2text.dll
  • pdf2word.dll
  • pdmodel.dll
  • pdrender.dll
  • plugins-manager.dll
  • plugins-manager-provider.dll
  • preview-handler.dll
  • printer-installer.dll
  • printer-installer-app.exe
  • root-service-provider.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • creator-context-menu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PDFManagerExt' with a class of {038FD367-8736-41AA-99F2-25F717F3367D}.
Google Chrome Plugin
  • np-previewer.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'np-previewer.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • creator-ie-helper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Soda PDF 6 Helper' with the class of {ACEC6276-3D7B-4AA9-BE79-23520A23026D}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • creator-ie-plugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Soda PDF 6 Toolbar' with the class of {35251526-B7A4-44E4-8B2E-FD62AE267B82}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • np-previewer.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Soda PDF 6' with a plugin key of 'Soda PDF 6' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • Soda PDF 6.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Soda PDF 6'.
3 Services
  • creator-ws.exe runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 6 Creator' (Soda PDF 6 Creator).
  • crash-handler-ws.exe runs as a service named 'LULU Software CrashHandler' (LULU Software CrashHandler).
  • creator-so.dll runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 6 Creator' (Soda PDF 6 Creator).

How do I remove Soda PDF 6 OCR Module?

Quickly and completely remove Soda PDF 6 OCR Module from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Soda PDF 6 OCR Module from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Soda PDF 6 OCR Module, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Soda PDF 6 OCR Module.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Soda PDF 6 OCR Module you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.84%
Windows 8 31.02%
Windows Vista 4.82%
Windows XP 3.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.17%
Windows 8.1 18.07%
Windows 7 Professional 9.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.56% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 71.56%
  United States 13.47%
  United Kingdom 1.80%
  Italy 1.80%
  Austria 1.50%
  France 1.50%
  Canada 1.20%
  Spain 0.90%
  India 0.90%
  Netherlands 0.90%
  Australia 0.60%
  Poland 0.60%
  DZ 0.60%
  United Arab Emirates 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 34.52%
Acer 19.80%
Dell 11.17%
Hewlett-Packard 11.17%
ASUS 7.11%
GIGABYTE 6.60%
Toshiba 3.05%
Samsung 3.05%
Intel 2.03%
Lenovo 1.52%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 6.83%
MEDION MS-7797 4.35%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 3.11%
ASUS All Series 3.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.11%
HP-Pavilion VT537AA-AC4 M... 2.48%

About (from LULU Software)

LULU SOFTWARE creates simple and hard-working software for your PC. We appreciate that for most people technology is a headache — they just want it to work.
Publisher URL: lulusoftware.com

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